According to WalletHub, North Dakota is the 9th best state for doctors and healthcare professionals!

They looked at things like their average salary, job opportunities, competition, and the quality of the public hospital system to rank each state.

Which states make the Top 5?

  1. South Dakota
  2. Minnesota
  3. Wisconsin
  4. Montana
  5. Idaho

Which states make the Bottom 5?

If you’re anything like me, you’re now wondering which are the worst. Am I right?

As it turns out, the bottom five states are New Jersey, Delaware, District of Columbia, New York, and, at the very bottom, is Rhode Island, of all places. #Confused

What about the pay?

The average salary for a doctor is right around $208,000 a year. But let’s not forget that most doctors start with quite a bit of debt from med school. WalletHub reports that amount to be $216,000. Yikes!

Now, if you’re curious as to which states offer the highest wages for physicians, WalletHub’s report states the Top 5 are as follows:

  1. South Dakota
  2. Indiana
  3. Wisconsin
  4. Mississippi
  5. Kentucky

One more thing:

National Doctor’s Day is coming up at the end of the month, on March 30th. With burnout being a severe problem, and all the stress COVID has caused, make sure you let them know they are appreciated.



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